Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Jackson MS
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

MSZ043-049-262100-
Ross Barnett Reservoir-
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...THE FORECAST FOR THE ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Windy. South winds 15 to 20 mph, increasing to 20 to
30 mph in the afternoon. Waters choppy, with choppiest waters in
the upper reservoir, becoming very rough, with roughest waters in
the upper reservoir in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph becoming west 10 to
20 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may be severe in the evening. Locally heavy
rainfall possible in the evening. Waters very rough, with
roughest waters in the upper reservoir, becoming choppy, with
choppiest waters in the east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southwest in
the afternoon. Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in
the east, especially near the causeway, becoming a light chop in
the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Waters a moderate
chop, with choppiest waters in the upper reservoir.

$$

MSZ030-031-262100-
Columbus Lake-
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...THE FORECAST FOR COLUMBUS LAKE...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...
...CAUTION IS ADVISED TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
the afternoon. Waters rough, with roughest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 20 mph shifting to the southwest
10 to 20 mph after midnight. A chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms
after midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe after midnight.
Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Waters choppy,
with choppiest waters in the north, becoming choppy, with
choppiest waters in the east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 mph. Waters a moderate chop, with
choppiest waters in the east.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Waters a light
chop.

$$

MSZ052-262100-
Okatibbee Lake-
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...THE FORECAST FOR OKATIBBEE LAKE...
...CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...South winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the
afternoon. Waters choppy, with choppiest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the southwest
after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may be severe after midnight. Locally heavy
rainfall possible after midnight. Waters choppy, with choppiest
waters in the north, becoming choppy, with choppiest waters in
the east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 mph. Waters a moderate chop, with
choppiest waters in the east.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 mph. Waters a light chop.

$$

MSZ026-262100-
Grenada Lake-
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...THE FORECAST FOR GRENADA LAKE...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in
the afternoon. Waters rough, with roughest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the
southwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms
in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after
midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe in the evening.
Locally heavy rainfall possible in the evening. Waters rough,
with roughest waters in the north, becoming a moderate chop, with
choppiest waters in the east after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Waters a moderate
chop, with choppiest waters in the north.

$$

ARZ075-LAZ009-016-MSZ018-034-040-047-262100-
Mississippi River and nearby lakes north of Interstate 20-
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...THE FORECAST FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND NEARBY LAKES NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 20...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 45 mph in
the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon.
Waters very rough, with roughest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...Windy. Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph becoming west
10 to 20 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may be severe. Locally heavy rainfall possible in
the evening. Waters extremely rough, with roughest waters in the
east, becoming choppy, with choppiest waters in the east after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the south in the
afternoon. Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in the
east, becoming a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in the
north in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Waters a moderate
chop, with choppiest waters in the north.

$$

LAZ016-025-026-MSZ047-053-059-060-262100-
Mississippi River and nearby lakes south of Interstate 20-
859 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...THE FORECAST FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND NEARBY LAKES SOUTH
OF INTERSTATE 20...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the afternoon. Waters very rough, with roughest waters in the
north.
.TONIGHT...Windy. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph becoming northwest
10 to 15 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms in the
evening, then a chance of showers after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may be severe. Locally heavy rainfall possible in
the evening. Waters very rough, with roughest waters in the east,
becoming a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in the east after
midnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast in
the afternoon. Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 mph. Waters a moderate
chop, with choppiest waters in the north.

$$




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